Now the Foundation had a committee to award scholarships, they needed an avenue to pay the students. As the Foundation was operating with part time staff and did not have the capacity to issue cheques, it looked towards the School Board, as one of their partners, to assist in the process.
Upon finalization of the awards, a cheque is sent to the School Board Office. Once a request for payment has been received at the Foundation, it is forwarded to the accounts payable department at SD#75 for processing. Payments to students are tracked and after 18 months any unpaid award monies are returned to Mission Community Foundation and deposited in to the fund they came from.
Mission Community Foundation is grateful to the school district staff for their assistance in processing the payments to the students. We look forward to a continued partnership for many years to come.
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